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The Republican tax bill is an American betrayal

According to a poll from Public Policy Polling, 57 percent of Americans now approve of the Affordable Care Act. Only 29 percent approve of the GOP's tax cuts. Reflect on those numbers for a moment. Republicans have managed to make tax cuts less popular than Obamacare. It's impressive. And yet last

VOX - 2017-12-18 15:10:01

Trump predicts exoneration in Russia investigation as allies fear a 'meltdown'

Trump privately seems less frustrated about the investigation President tells friends and advisers that he expects Mueller to soon clear him of wrongdoing There's no indication that the probe is in its final stages

CNN - 2017-12-18 12:00:59

The Republican Party Faces a Roy Moore-Style Humiliation in Virginia

With three declared candidates for the upcoming Senate primary, Republicans are trying to save as much face as possible, knowing that a loss is likely. Primary campaigns can be testy, messy affairs. But few, if any, begin with one candidate accusing his opponent of having dealings with the Muslim Br

DAILY BEAST - 2017-12-18 10:00:33

Trump's voter fraud panel has gone dark. Members don't know why.

No one seems to know what's going on lately with President Donald Trump's voter fraud commission - not even its own members. "I have not heard anything since the New Hampshire meeting," the state's secretary of state, Bill Gardner, told NBC News, referring to the commission's Sept. 12 gathering,

NBC NEWS - 2017-12-18 09:39:00

The most popular fact checks of 2017

Analysis Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events Once again, we present a list of our most popular fact checks of the past year. In terms of reader interest, it was yet again a banner year for the Fact Checke

WASHINGTON POST - 2017-12-18 08:00:00

A Frustrated Donald Trump Plots Counterpunches and Talks Lawsuits

The White House says it isn't contemplating firing Robert Mueller. But the president is eager to undercut him and the Russia-focused press corps. President Donald Trump increasingly believes that he is surrounded by enemies intent on his political destruction. The battle lines, as he sees them, are

DAILY BEAST - 2017-12-18 02:00:00

'Fox and Friends' 9 lamest 'questions' for Ivanka Trump today

(CNN)Ivanka Trump sat down on the "Fox & Friends" couch for an interview Monday morning. On its face, such a sitdown could have been quite newsy. After all, Ivanka is not only a senior adviser to President Donald Trump but also his eldest daughter and, as such, perhaps the person the President trus

CNN - 2017-12-18 16:44:09

Sarah Palin's oldest son, Track, arrested on domestic violence charges

Track Palin, the oldest son of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, was arrested Saturday in Alaska on charges of domestic violence. It marks the second time he's been arrested on suspicion of domestic violence in two years. The charges seem to stem from an incident in his family's hometown of Wasilla, t

LA TIMES - 2017-12-18 02:25:00

Mixing ‎politics‏ and eggnog with family during the holidays

ASU communications expert says opening civil dialogue is important to preventing polarization December 18, 2017 You love your brother, but you don't always agree with his politics. In fact, you still can't believe how he voted in the 2016 presidential election. And now you'll be spending the upcomin

ASU.EDU - 2017-12-18 18:59:00

AJC blog about Atlanta ‎politics‏ , Georgia ‎politics‏ , Georgia and metro Atlanta election campaigns . Because all ‎politics‏ is local .

Isabelle Jacobs waits for her flight to New York in a dark terminal at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Sunday. STEVE SCHAEFER / SPECIAL TO THE AJC Two thoughts arise from the embarrassing debut of the holiday travel season at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Sunday. First is t

MYAJC.COM - 2017-12-18 17:14:04

Fort Myers sludge exposes convoluted ‎politics‏

The Fort Myers sludge problem The News-Press has identified and exposed as a major problem and still unsolved. So who is to blame? Nobody knows. In this city you will never know because our political process is so convoluted. Want to be mayor? Just run. Need any qualifications? No. How about becomin

NEWS-PRESS - 2017-12-18 14:43:10

University sorority alumna blends teaching and ‎politics‏ in career

Photo courtesy of Michelle Palacio. Michelle Palacio has worked for FIU for 13 years as the vice president of Governmental Relations, but her involvement here stretches long before her career. Palacio attended FIU as a student and graduated in 2003, although she didn't always want to stay in South F

PANTHERNOW.COM - 2017-12-18 13:30:24

Put ‎politics‏ aside and end abuse , former candidate says

A former Welsh Labour candidate has called for more tolerance and an end to abuse when politicians disagree. It follows abuse received by Tory AM-turned-MP Antoinette Sandbach who rebelled against her party leader Theresa May in a vote on Brexit. Emily Owen, abused when she stood in Aberconwy in Jun

BBC - 2017-12-18 13:01:34

Spain : Driven by ‎politics‏ - Rabobank

When the Spanish government dissolved Catalonia's parliament and announced that an election would take place on December 21, it was hoping to draw a line under the unofficial referendum that favoured an independent state, according to analysts at Rabobank. Key Quotes "According to a Metroscopia poll

FXSTREET.COM - 2017-12-18 12:41:48

Concentrate on culture not ‎politics‏ , Museveni tells kingdoms

President Yoweri Museveni wants cultural institutions in Uganda to concentrate on the protection cultural values which define ethnic identities of the country rather than interfere in the politics. Speaking in Gulu district on Saturday, the president said instead of interfering in politics of the na

DISPATCH.UG - 2017-12-18 09:36:33

Budget update more about ‎politics‏ than dollars

Let's not take the release of the mid year economic and fiscal outlook too seriously. This is not only because most people are far more interested this week in their own ability to afford Christmas presents than Canberra's ability to afford spending. Nor even that the acronym MYEFO is one of those i


Man used $ 1 million from Springfield charity for ‎politics‏

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - A political consultant from New Jersey pleaded guilty to conspiring with a former Arkansas lawmaker and Springfield, Missouri, charity executives to spend nearly $1 million on illegal political activity. Sixty-two-year-old Donald Andrew Jones, of Willingboro, New Jersey, plea

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2017-12-18 20:12:38

The Critique of ‎Politics‏ and `` Unequal Right '' -LRB- 1978 -RRB-

1. This past March in Venice, when we asked Louis Althusser to resume the discourse he opened, with some scandal, on the absence of a theory of the state in Marx, we did not only have in mind a crux that came to the foreground at the conference on "Power and Opposition in Post-Revolutionary Societie

VIEWPOINTMAG.COM - 2017-12-18 19:43:03

Gujarat , Himachal results a win for ‎politics‏ of development , says PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated BJP party workers for the victory in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly elections. In a series of tweets, the prime minister said the results indicate people's strong support for politics of good governance and development. "Election

NEWSROOMPOST.COM - 2017-12-18 14:57:48

Gujarat , Himachal Pradesh voted for ‎politics‏ of performance over dynasty : Amit Shah

Amit Shah addresses a press conference. (Twitter/@BJP4India) NEW DELHI: BJP president Amit Shah on Monday said that the results of the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh elections showed that the people had voted for "politics of performance," even as he blamed the Opposition's "divisive politics" for a

INDIATIMES - 2017-12-18 11:03:43